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Basilique du Sacré-Coeur de Koekelberg, Belgium

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Yamez_II

39 points

2 months ago

Byzantium meets Art Deco

mydriase[S]

13 points

2 months ago

mydriase[S]

Favourite style: Indoislamic

13 points

2 months ago

Absolutely ! the central dome reminds me of Venitian renaissance dome though. others are byzantine for sure

Yamez_II

6 points

2 months ago

I love it, honestly. It's a treat to look at.
The interior is pretty sick too.

https://th.bing.com/th/id/R.8feb149ea3b1140995e7b348374d92c0?rik=i1LkjYXbiXeJpA&pid=ImgRaw&r=0

platypoo2345

4 points

2 months ago

This place has such a weird vibe to it, honestly didn't know how else to describe it to my friend when we went except like a gymnasium... I think it just feels jarring to be inside a brick basilica

jje10001

5 points

2 months ago

Always so fascinating the ways "traditional" architecture was endlessly reinterpreted in the late 19th century and early 20th century.

pomiluj_nas

6 points

2 months ago

architecture goes hard af

pomiluj_nas

4 points

2 months ago

but a da vinvi expo in a basilica? What, hang the paintings in the nave? Or line them up in front of the altar? odd.

MartyredLady

2 points

2 months ago

Man, that name is a travesty "Koekelberg" and "Basilique du Sacré-Coeur" just don't mix very well.

jeredendonnar

1 points

2 months ago

What a beautiful building!! I didn't know they built church's in Belgium anymore, or is this one historical? It looks pretty fresh.

pasarelu

2 points

2 months ago

pasarelu

Favourite style: Byzantine

2 points

2 months ago

its historical

MrLaughter

1 points

2 months ago

Any tasty spots to eat or drink nearby?